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UNCTAD sees cause for concern in sluggish trade growth
22 Dec 2016
Unusual trends in international trade statistics, such as the falling value of world trade in goods and services even as the global economy grew in 2015, give cause for concern, said an UNCTAD report released on 22 December.
UEMOA meeting - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on 12-16 December 2016
19 Dec 2016
In the framework of the joint UNCTAD-UEMOA project on international trade-in-services statistics, UNCTAD has hold a second regional workshop with an aim to train trainers on the collection of trade-in-services data to be held on 12-16 December 2016 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire.
UNCTAD launches its 2016 Handbook of Statistics
15 Dec 2016
The Handbook includes a wealth of data for analysis of international trade, investment, or development.
UNCTAD marks World Statistics Day: 'Better Data, Better Lives'
20 Oct 2016
Effective new policies that create jobs, improve wellbeing and drive social development will depend on reliable, timely and impartial statistics, the head of UNCTAD's statistics and information branch said in a statement marking World Statistics Day.
International Day for South-South Cooperation
13 Sep 2016
The United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation is annually observed on September 12.
Measuring progress toward attaining the Sustainable Development Goals: Q&A with Steve MacFeely of UNCTAD
20 Jul 2016
Steve MacFeely presented groundbreaking UNCTAD report, the first to show how progress toward attaining the SDGs can be measured.
Achieving the SDGs requires rich countries to meet their 0.7% aid target - UNCTAD
18 Jul 2016
If rich countries had consistently met the 0.7 per cent target since 2002, then developing countries would have been $2 trillion better off.
Global trade slows down to a five-year low in 2015
7 Apr 2016
Global trade slows down to a five-year low in 2015, but negative growth rates are also a result of currencies' depreciation against the US dollar.
International Day of Happiness
20 Mar 2016
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in 2015: "The pursuit of happiness is serious business". Nowadays this "business" is carefully measured and is used as a barometer of life quality. In fact, many argue that "happiness" combines to give a better picture of human wellbeing than do other individual indicators, such as, income, poverty, education, health or good government.
The Islamic Republic of Iran and UNCTAD agreed on furthering cooperation in the area of trade-related issues including WTO accession
28 Feb 2016
At the invitation of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, Mr. Joakim Reiter, Deputy Secretary General of UNCTAD, undertook an advisory mission to Tehran on 27 February 2016. The purpose of the visit was to discuss possible technical assistance and capacity building that UNCTAD could provide in the context of Iran’s trade-related reforms in particular accession to the WTO.